This article is from MSN and offers some insight on our obsession with pets.
Two-thirds of American Households own a pet, which is up from 56% in the same survey taken in 1988. This article reaffirms a lot of what I have been writing about, with the explosion of the pet industry. The industry has exploded, of course, because pet ownership continues to grow. In fact, more and more businesses are looking into letting people take their pets to work.